Our Staff – By Department

  • Administration
  • Continuing Education and Training (CE/T)
  • Communications & Membership
  • Child Care Evaluation Services
  • Early Learning Career Center
  • Finance Department
  • Help Me Grow Florida
  • Management Information Systems
  • Professional Development Registry - Miami
  • Professional Development Registry - Palm Beach County
  • T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Program
  • Early Childhood Educator INCENTIVE$

Dr. Phyllis Kalifeh, President and Chief Executive Officer - Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Melissa Clements, Vice President, Chief Research Officer
Denise Bishop, Vice President, Chief Outreach, Innovation, and Training Officer
Tamela Nelloms, Director of Human Resources

Jinan As-Siddiq, CE/T Coordinator
Denise Bishop, Vice President, Chief Outreach, Innovation, and Training Officer

Jenna Brown, Communications Director
Angeline Kreucher, Graphic Designer

Felicia Bonner, Director
Viviana Avila, Evaluation Specialist

Dasiely Marrero, Early Learning Career Center Director
Flor Brito, Professional Development Coordinator
Leidy Sevilla, Program Specialist
Nayree Navarro, Professional Development Specialist
Aymara Aguiar, Professional Development Specialist
Sonia D’Amico, Professional Development Specialist
Ana Naranjo-Gonzalez, Professional Development Specialist

Kerri Cloud, Chief Financial Officer
Kate Nielsen-Nuñez, Contracts and Grants Administrator
Shelley Shafer, Fiscal Specialist
Anita Bushnyakova, Grants & Contract Specialist
Caitlin Eliason, Fiscal Administrative Specialist

Tamara Price, Statewide Director
Liz Randall, HMGF Data and Research Manager
Alexandra Goldberg, HMGF Program and Training Manager
Allyson D. Adolphson, Contract Manager

William (Bill) Kirchhoff, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Kelly Fountain, Sr. IT Program Design & Planning Coordinator
Jillian Davis, Office Manager/IT Support
Paul Robinson, Web Developer / Video Production Specialist

Lori Stegmeyer, Director of Workforce Initiatives
Laura Cain, Registry Coordinator
Kimyarra Gardner, Senior Registry Coach
Erika Pope, Registry Coach
Iesha Grinnell, Registry Coach
Kathy Moffett, Registry Invoicing Specialst / Data Assistant

Laura Cain, Registry Coordinator
Kim McDonald, Senior Registry Coach
Courtney Hutcheson, Registry Coach

Lori Stegmeyer, Director of Workforce Initiatives
Lisa Adams, T.E.A.C.H. Assistant Director
Lisa Roberts, T.E.A.C.H. Outreach Coordinator
Laura Richardson, T.E.A.C.H. Data Management Specialist
Erika Frisby, T.E.A.C.H. Counselor
Emily Fulkerson, T.E.A.C.H. Counselor
Martha Grant, T.E.A.C.H. Counselor
Amanda Gregory, T.E.A.C.H. Counselor
Tomica King-Jackson, T.E.A.C.H. Counselor
Jessica Long, T.E.A.C.H. Counselor
Angela Nathan, T.E.A.C.H. Counselor
Heather Wilson, T.E.A.C.H. Counselor
Paula Grant, Scholarship Reimbursement Specialist
Chelsea Lister, T.E.A.C.H. Senior Program Specialist
Ashley Casey, T.E.A.C.H. Administrative Specialist
Melissa Castro, T.E.A.C.H. Administrative Specialist
Ana Gamez, T.E.A.C.H. Administrative Specialist
Lolita Hawkins, T.E.A.C.H. Administrative Assistant
Dawn Lynn, T.E.A.C.H. Administrative Specialist
Brenda Romuald, T.E.A.C.H. Administrative Specialist
Mary Terry, T.E.A.C.H. Administrative Assistant
Camisha Hodge, T.E.A.C.H. Administrative Assistant

Lori Stegmeyer, Director of Workforce Initiatives
Qiana Peters, INCENTIVE$ Coordinator
Erika Williams, INCENTIVE$ Senior Counselor
Nikita Allen, INCENTIVE$ Counselor
Alexis Shoemaker, INCENTIVE$ Counselor
Teresa Valentin, INCENTIVE$ Counselor (Bi-lingual)
Melissa Quinnell, INCENTIVE$ Counselor
Cristian Oliva, INCENTIVE$ Administrative Assistant (Bi-lingual)
Julia Edwards, INCENTIVE$ Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)
Samantha Mullins, INCENTIVE$ Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)